There are several socio-environmental impacts caused by the guidelines of the Integration of South American Regional Infrastructure in the Amazon region, mainly linked to the policies of Axis Development Peru-Brazil-Bolivia.
IPS: Deforestation in the Andes triggers an Amazon “Tsunami”
April 18, 2014
Deforestation, especially in the Andean highlands of Bolivia and Peru, was the main driver of this year’s disastrous flooding in the Madeira river watershed in Bolivia’s Amazon rainforest and the drainage basin across the border, in Brazil.
BNDES: a bank loans billions to tame South America’s wild waters
April 8, 2016
Brazil’s development bank is investing heavily in a plan to build huge hydroelectric dams in the Amazon and across South America.
Amazon “soy belt” will feed global thirst for Brazil's commodities
May 4, 2021
In Humaitá, a town located on the banks of the Madeira River and on the crossroads of two Amazonian major highways, a local infrastructure project is touted to bring growth and progress. But it fuels fears of deforestation as the agricultural frontier advances.